and the next, one killed in the Sixtieth, one in the Sixty-second, one in the Sixtyfirst—repeating this pathetic story from day to day until the surrender on the 4th of July.
Another gallant command was the First Tennessee regiment of heavy artillery, Col. Andrew Jackson, Jr., Lieut.-Col. Robert Sterling, Maj. F. W. Hoadley.
The regiment was composed of the companies of Captains Dismukes, Weyland, Norman, Parks, J. B. Caruthers, T. N. Johnston and J. P. Lynch.
The upper batteries from Fort Hill to the upper bayou were worked by the Tennessee artillery.
After the investment of the city, May 18th, unsuccessful attacks on the batteries were daily made for the next week.
Col. Edward Higgins, chief of artillery, reports that on the morning of the 27th of May the enemy's ironclad gunboat Cincinnati, mounting 14 guns, was observed approaching our upper batteries, while four ironclads approached the lower batteries.
In the engagement, which resulted in the complete repulse of the enem